Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | December 23, 2012
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My best Christmas gift
Some of the best memories are made during the festive season. At this time of year, much is anticipated, as the season normally brings cheer, laughter, food, good company and, most important, gifts.

10 things you didn't know about Andy Thorburn
Andy Thorburn arrived in Jamaica in mid-August to assume the leadership role of telecommunications giant Digicel. Since his arrival, he has been learning the Jamaican work culture, ethics and way of life, while fashioning his own leadership skills to take the pioneering company forward.

Robert MacMillan's party of parties!
It is indeed the season to be jolly and when it comes to throwing parties and/or soirées, none does it better than Rotarian of long-standing, mover, shaker and philanthropist, the indomitable Robert MacMillan, honorary consul of Iceland.

All for you, Madam PM
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller continues to demonstrate her unimpeachable character in style and administration, balancing her political needs and those of the country effortlessly.

Saluting Saint at 12
Saint International recently hosted its Colour Me High fashion soirée at The Devonshire and the red-carpet event had an impressive guest list of political, corporate and social luminaries who all turned out to help the agency celebrate its 12th anniversary.

Cooper delivers Jamaican 'Culture Outa Road'
Professor Carolyn Cooper, University of the West Indies (UWI) professor of literary and cultural studies, offered an exciting presentation titled 'Stuck in Traffic: Jamaican Culture Outa Road' at the Jamaican Embassy in Washington, DC, recently. This was the second lecture in the Jamaica 50 Series hosted by the embassy.

Ikebana Delight
A recent ikebana demonstration by Sogetsu Master Tetsunori Kawana received rave reviews from more than 200 ikebana enthusiasts who were treated to 10 unique arrangements composed of flora sourced from Jamaican gardens.

Doctor's Advice - Has my husband lost his nature?
Q. Why does my husband keep turning away from me in bed? Doc, I love him dearly. And there are many nights when I would like to have sex with him. But in recent months, whenever time I have indicated to him that I am in the mood, he just rolls away from me and faces the wall. Then he pretends to have gone to sleep.

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